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The Biggest Movie Star From The Year You Were Born

8. 1947: Betty Grable
Betty Grable was the highest-paid female entertainer in the United States in 1947 — and she was even the first actress to put an insurance policy (of a million dollars!) on one of her most defining features: her famous legs. In 1947 she appeared in both The Shocking Miss Pilgrim and Mother Wore Tights, making it one of her busiest years.